1. See (really see) what's possible
2. Know specifically what you want to achieve
3. Make good decisions
4. Understand the tactics to get things done and to change minds
5. Earn the trust and respect of the people around you
It sure seems like we spend all our time on #4.
And yes, we often focus on 4. (We also spend a good deal of time and effort on 1, 2 and 3.)
Definitely item 5 could do with more investment, don't you think?